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go away. he could certainly learn a thing, mitt romney could, about being courageous from john mccain. remember in 2008 when john mccain stood up to the people who thought president obama administration was a muslim. >> no, man. he is not. thank you. thank you. [ applause ] >> jennifer: john mccain earned a lot of respect for standing up and being honest. mitt romney remains silent. silence in the face of these kind of comments is unacceptable. there's a saying that goes not to speak is to speak. not to act is to act. joining me from washington to discuss the republican's race to the bottom is democratic strategist and syndicated columnist karl frisch, and coming to us from boston is charlie pierce, contributing editor of "esquire" magazine. both of you gentlemen welcome back inside "the war room." >> good evening, governor. >> hello, governor. how are you? >> jennifer: i am great. charlie let me start with you. how it is that mitt romney can continue to affiliation himself with people who make inane comments like those. >> first of all the jesuate fathers thought me
that the president won, those areas have turned out to a higher degree than the precincts won by john mccain. it is about a 90,000 to 70,000 percent -- number about 54 to 46% obama precincts have turned out. and we're very pleased with that, so i think you can make a conclusion that the early vote is coming out for the president, and that's a trend we need to carry over the next ten days. bile kicking off about a half a dozen canvases tomorrow. we would encourage people to early vote tomorrow as you go out to buy batteries and bread tomorrow put on the list voting. vote early. go to gottavote.com to find out where you can vote early. >> jennifer: brian is the hurricane projected to have an impact in virginia? >> well, we don't know. we're watching it very closely as of now we're continuing all of our activities over the weekend -- >> jennifer: it's a little further north, i believe. what part of the state are you as chairman most concerned about? is it the d.c. suburbs or other parts of the state that might need more convincing? >> because of the substantial ground g
them himself. john mccain even went as far as to blast president obama on the benghazi attack. one other issue is romney's thoughts on fema. here he is yesterday. >> [ inaudible ]? >> romney: why -- >> why don't you answer any questions about fema. >> nothing to say. more bill coming up after the break. highest priority on election day. besides, you can always dvr my show. you really cant' dvr the future of the country. to help you make informed decisions, watch current tv's politically direct lineup. only on current tv. so vote and vote smart. [♪ theme music ♪] >> announcer: broadcasting across the nation, on your radio, and on current tv this is the "bill press show." >> bill: my new political hero, chris christie. he is saying lots of nice things about president obama today, and president obama is going up to new jersey today to tour the storm-ravaged areas with governor chris christie. good morning, everybody, welcome to the "full court press" right here on current tv and on your local progressive talk radio station this wednesday morning. halloween, trick or
. in 2008, president obama beat john mccain. it says: >> cenk: so, apparently getting their clock cleaned in florida. does that make a big difference? >> it does. 2.8 million absentee ballots have been ordered in florida. 1.6 million have already been returned. there were only 2.2 million in florida ordered in 2008. it's a big difference percentage-wise. the fact that they're worried about it is important. follow what these people are saying constantly. when you see an internal memo saying their clocks are getting cleaned, their clocks are getting cleaned. >> cenk: if romney is trailing in florida or even close romney again in big big big trouble because he needs florida absolutely positively. all right, michael shure thanks so much for joining us. we really appreciate it. how much trouble is mitt romney in? we sent ben down davis to talk to the odds makers and how certain are they if they are at all that president obama's going to win. ben reports fromvasion when we return. >> you can't pick a winner? >> i would lose that bet. >> cenk: we'll tell you about ohio and of course, the elbow o
hillary clinton there. of course, he won iowa against john mccain in 2008. polls have always shown president obama up by a couple of points in iowa. that has tightened a little bit but the democrats are feeling confident about iowa, a two- or three-point cushion for the president there. and some of the issues for iowa are different from the rest of the nation. another thing they can point out, they can afford to lose iowa. as long as the president wins nevada and ohio, let iowa go and new hampshire. they're going to continue to hard there but there are a lot more different places where the president can get the 271. >> eliot: it sounds like the president may not be sleeping well, but he's sleeping better than mitt romney if you sum it all up. david shuster, thank you so much. >> you're welcome. >> eliot: i'm heading over to hbo for realtime with bill maher. i'll see you back here on monday.
obama in 2008. john mccain was aggressively pro war in middle east, and appeared to be headed in the wrong direction by colin powell. the same neo-conservatives have gone into the romney camp. so colin powell is behind barack obama again. >> he the president got us out of war, and did not get us in any new wars i think we ought to keep on the track that we are on with respect to governor romney i have the utmost respect for him. but as i listen to what his proposals are, especially with respect to dealing with our most significant issue with the economy, it's cut taxes and compensate for that with other things. but that compensation does not cover all of the cuts intended or the new expenses associated with defense. >> cenk: so interesting intelligent comments about mitt romney foreign policy and domestic policy. but john sunuunu has a different idea why colin powell is backing barack obama. >> frankly when you take a look at colin powell. you have to wonder if that is based on issues or is there a slightly different reason for preferring barack obama. >> what reason would tha
. and you know else who thought it was too expensive? john mccain, republican senator in a arizona. >> for the upcoming 2002 winter olympics in salt lake city it's estimated to be $1.3 billion. that's outrageous and it's a disgrace. it's a disgraceful practice to put these pork barrel projects on this probations bill. i say to the senator from utah now, if another pork barrel project is not authorized for the olympics games is put on the bill, i will filibuster the bill. >> cenk: oh, damn, the guy receiving that money, mitt romney. he said, well, i got money from other places too. really? turns out that was not true. that was already there by the time mitt romney arrived. $445 million nbc contract. $450 million in contracts and $59 million from the utah legislature all before mitt romney arrived. one more fun critic, a current director of the utah league of cities and towns was on the salt lake city committee. here's what he said at the time. >> turned around what? those are nice clichÉs when you're running for something. but our mountains were here. the reason we were awarded the
a whopping 66% of the youth vote in 2008. compared to senator john mccain who got just 32%. according to a new poll by the center for information and research on civic learning engagement, if the election were held today, the president would carry 52% of the youth vote compared to governor romney's 35%. now, obviously a 717-point spread is nothing to -- a 17-point spread is nothing to bark at but the obama team is hoping to get closer to the 2008 spread. to rally this important voting block, they're dispatching high profile surrogates like actor cal penn to universities across the country especially in the last days. >> everyone who comes to our youth events tends to have a reason why they're there. in 2012, it's because they're better off. their buddies are home from iraq. my friends that didn't have healthcare access have it. >> jennifer: that was cal in north carolina which is a state that president obama only carried by 14,000 votes in 2008. and tonight we're so happy to welcome cal penn back inside "the war room."
he wins. here's john mccain. >> somebody the other day said to me this is as bad as watergate. nobody died in watergate but this is a -- either a massive cover-up or incompetence that is not acceptable service to the american people. >> stephanie: says the guy -- who couldn't have been a bigger cheerleader for the iraq war. by the way, did you hear this? mccain -- he dumped on -- powell again. colonel powell. he said colin powell said obama got us out of iraq but it was colin powell who got us into iraq. [ screaming ] >> stephanie: just colin powell? not with a lot of help with you? we would still be there if it were up to john mccain. oh, my god. i'm sorry. the obama surrogates are making me splat. >> the romney surrogates. romney surrogates. >> wmd thing. >> stephanie: romney surrogates. like newt gingrich on nbc's this week. >> actually said virtually every catholic and every fundamentalist believes, life begins at conception. why can't people like stephanie cutter get over it? we all condemn rape.
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